They Shall Not Die!: Stop the Legal Lynching!: The Story of Scottsboro in Pictures

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Published by
Workers Library Publishers, Inc., American, founded 1930
Written by
League of Struggle for Negro Rights, American, 1930 - 1935
Illustrated by
Refregier, Anton, Russian American, 1905 - 1979
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 7 9/16 x 4 15/16 in. (19.2 x 12.6 cm)
Type
pamphlets
Place printed
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date
1932
Description
A pamphlet printed on white paper in black ink with the words “They Shall Not Die! / Stop the Legal Lynching! / The Story of Scottsboro in Pictures” printed at the top. The image at center of the cover depicts a black man and a white man chopping down a tree labeled LYNCHING. The date, publisher and illustrator’s name are listed in the bottom left corner of the pamphlet.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Justice
Lynching
Mass media
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the family of Dr. Maurice Jackson and Laura Ginsburg
Object number
2010.55.39
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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